Windsor high school boys basketball team is the CCC champions for the third straight year. They defeated the Glastonbury Tomahawk 74-67 inside a packed Buckley high arena in Hartford. This was the third meeting of the season for both teams. Ranked #4 in the state, the Warrior boys displayed the talent and skill that had their fans leaping out of their seats as the final whistle ended the game. Glastonbury led the first quarter 15-13 and signaled that they were hungry for the win. The boys played aggressively in the second quarter and with 3.6 seconds left in the half Tyler Rove weaved his way around 2 defender to score. Windsor held on to a 3 point lead at halftime.
Both teams played exceptionally well in the third quarter and as they traded baskets. Jared Wilson Frame sent a clear message to his opponents at the beginning of the fourth quarter with a huge basket as the Tomahawk players tried to contain him. With 6 minutes left in the game Windsor led 60-54 and appeared to be cruising. This quickly changed as the Glastonbury boys fought back to tie the game 62-62. Jared Wilson frame responded with a big three pointer from downtown Hartford that echoed inside the Buckley sport center. With 48 seconds left football star Quin Fleeting took over. Fleeting had missed his first 5 shots in the second half but redeemed himself with a huge three pointer that extended Windsor's lead 71-66. He scored another three points from the free throw line to secure the win. The outstanding player for Windsor were Quinn Fleeting with 22 points, Wilson Frame had 20 points while Chauncey Dunbar and Dayon Hokim contributed 8 points each. Jaquan Harrison played a keen role to contain Butler the big 6-6 Glastonbury center. After the game Coach Ken Smith praise Fleeting for a excellent performance but he wanted everyone to focus on the teams contribution to secure the win. The boys are through to the quarterfinals of the state competition with wins over Hamden and Hartford Public. They entertain Xavier tonight at home.
Chauncey Dumbar (left) and Jared Wilson Frame (right) displays the CCC championship trophy